New Country Songs You Need To Hear Right Now

Hannah Dasher, Drew Baldridge, Tiera, Nate Barnes
Hannah Dasher, Drew Baldridge, Tiera, Nate Barnes
Hannah Dasher, Drew Baldridge, Tiera, Nate Barnes

Due to the recent snowstorms and cold snaps going on throughout much of the country, people everywhere have been forced to stay indoors, which means they’ve likely had to find ways to stay busy until the roads are deemed safe enough to drive on again.

Luckily, there’s been plenty of new song releases to help assist with all that downtime that’s come in the wake of record low temperatures.

Going through loads of new music on the internet can be downright overwhelming. So allow Country Now to put together a list of songs that you should take into consideration when updating your musical playlist.

Here are eight new country songs you need to hear right now.

“That’s You” – Drew Baldridge

Drew Baldridge highlights the personality of someone who is happily settled down with the love of his life in his reflective new track, “That’s You.” Inspired by his fiancée, Katie, the song, which Baldridge wrote alongside esteemed songwriter Trannie Anderson and producer Jason Massey, finds him praising his significant other, and naming all of the reasons why he would never dream of being with anybody else.

“And girl it’s almost like you know you’re my strongest weakness, my swear I’m bulletproof / My live on the edge, my rock I’m clinging to / My sweetest sin, my do me in, my heaven-sent Hail Mary prayer,” Baldrige, who got engaged in March of 2020, sings throughout the chorus. “Yeah, my one I’d rather be down deep six feet than have to lose, that’s you / That’s you, yeah baby that’s you.”

Stream the track HERE.

“Left Right” – Hannah Dasher

You’re either in or you’re out when it comes to deciding whether or not to put a ring on it because she’s not going to wait forever. That’s the message that Hannah Dasher is sharing in her latest country single, “Left Right.”

A Georgia native, Dasher recently signed on with Sony Music Nashville and was added to CMT’s Next Women of Country class of 2021. She co-wrote the blunt and bold “Left Right” with Brandon Hood and Wynn Varble.

Stream the track HERE.

“Hung Up On You” – Troy Cartwright

Troy Cartwright recalls a time in his teenage years when he snuck into a dive bar and fell in love in his major-label debut single, “Hung Up On You.” In the song, the singer quickly sets the scene of a fleeting romance and then gradually builds into an epic, sing-along chorus that’s all too relatable for the listener.

“I can’t help it I got hung up on you / In that dive bar, bourbon and cheap perfume / Right kinda bad for me / That too good to be true / I can’t help it I got hung up on you / I got hung up on you,” Cartwright sings.

Stream the track HERE.

“How High” – Kip Moore

Kip Moore gets a feeling of euphoria whenever he sees his fictional love interest in his dreamy new single, “How High.” Stomping percussion and pulsing guitar rhythms make this tune a must addition to any personal musical playlist.

“How High,” written by Moore with Bobby Terry, Luke Dick, and Westin Davis, is included on the singer’s brand new enhanced album Wild World Deluxe, which dropped on Friday (Feb.12).

Stream the track HERE.

“Give Heaven Some Hell” – HARDY

HARDY pays a heartfelt tribute to those suffering from the loss of a loved one with his touching goodbye single “Give Heaven Some Hell.” The song, which Hardy co-penned with Ashley Gorley, Hunter Phelps, and Benjamin Johnson, is featured on the singer/songwriter’s 2020 debut album, A Rock.

“I hope you hit those gold streets on two wheels / I hope your mansion in the sky’s got a ten-acre field / With some mud and some hubs you can lock in / Make some thunder, make ’em wonder how you got in,” HARDY sings through the send-off chorus of the song that follows, “Boots” and “One Beer.” “Hide your beer, hide your clear from the man upstairs / Crank it loud, hold it down ’til I get there / And when I do I hope you got some new stories to tell / ‘Til then, give heaven some hell.”

Stream the track HERE.

“Miles” – Tiera Ft. BRELAND

Keeping up with the trend of releasing playful love songs, emerging country singer Tiera joins forces with platinum singer/songwriter BRELAND for their uber-catchy collaboration song, “Miles.” The effervescent new track loaded with clever wordplay has Tiera enthusiastically gushing over a partner who never ceases to go the distance.

“Miles” feat. BRELAND was written by Tiera with Cameron Bedell, Jared Scott, and Daniel Breland. The track and third single from Tiera’s upcoming March 2021 debut EP, follows her recently released “Found It In You,” and “Shut It Down.”

Stream the track HERE.

“You Ain’t Pretty” – Nate Barnes

Don’t let the title of this track fool you! Nate Barnes’s just-released “You Ain’t Pretty” serves as a reminder to women everywhere that beauty is not only on the outside but also on the inside. Whether dressed for an occasion or going out without any makeup on, Barnes’s reassurance through his tasteful lyrics is enough to motivate listeners to let that inner self-confidence shine.

“I ain’t ever seen you looking any less than a ten / Every time’s like an angel walked in / Stealing my heart, again and again baby,” Barnes sings throughout the chorus of the song that has racked up over 14 million views on TikTok. “I’ve seen your hair up girl and I’ve seen it fall / Makeup on and makeup off / Inside out, I’ve seen it all, believe me / But I ain’t ever seen you girl whеn you ain’t pretty.”

Stream the track HERE.

“Music Man” – Jay DeMarcus

Rascal Flatts’ Jay Demarcus honors his late father, Stanley Wayne DeMarcus, in his deeply-personal country ballad, “Music Man.” Demarkus is not only the sole writer and producer for the song, but he also added all of the vocals and instrumentals on the track solo.

“Naturally, losing my father was a huge life-altering moment, but being able to sit down at the very piano he taught me on has been so comforting to me,” DeMarcus shared of his father in a recent press release. “The night he passed, I sat down at that piano, and the lyrics to this song just poured over and spilled out of me.”

Stream the track HERE.